More action is needed from both government and industry alike if
the steady decline in French wine exports is to be halted, a junior
minister has warned. New World producers could soon take over as
the major exporters to Europe if...
Proposed changes to the Spanish wine regulations would allow
producers to call their wines by names similar to those of the
denominations of origin, a move which has been fiercely criticised
by the DOs themselves.
New legislation in Spain designed to restrict alcohol advertising
in a bid to reduce consumption levels will take account of the fact
that beer and wine both have a lower strength than spirits,
according to the country's food...
Dutch brewer Heineken is already profiting from its recent
strategic alliance with Costa Rican brewer FIFCO. The two companies
have joined forces with soft drink bottler Panamco to buy Baru, one
of the leading brewers in Panama.
The US Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) has named
Accelerade, made by PacificHealth Laboratories, its official sports
drink. As part of the new partnership, PacificHealth will also
develop a nutrition education programme...
Pepsi Bottling Group, the largest maker of Pepsi-Cola drinks, said
on Tuesday its third-quarter profit rose, meeting expectations, as
strong results in Russia helped offset lower-than-expected volume
in the United States and Spain.
Amorim Cork America, a division of international Amorim Group, the
world's leading producer of natural cork closures, has released
results from a survey conducted among US winemakers and vintners
which reveals a marked preference...
Britain's oldest brewer, Kent-based Shepherd Neame, has benefited
from strong demand for its Spitfire brand and an excellent
performance from its managed pubs to post its 27th annual increase
Rioja wine exports grew by 8.5 per cent in the first eight months
of the year as a result of increasing demand in core markets such
as the UK and Germany. But the average price per litre continued to
fall, showing that Rioja's...